Franklin Synergy Bank Names Philip Feemster Berry Farms Community Executive

PhilipFeemster.jpgFranklin, TN - July 24, 2013 - Franklin Synergy Bank this week added Philip Feemster to its growing team of bankers. Feemster will lead the bank’s Berry Farms branch, slated to open in September. Feemster’s appointment as Vice President, Berry Farms Community Executive was announced Wednesday by Franklin Synergy Bank President Richard Herrington. Feemster will be temporarily located in the bank’s Aspen Grove branch prior to the opening of Berry Farms.

“Berry Farms is an exciting location for our sixth Franklin Synergy Bank office,” noted Franklin Synergy Bank President Richard Herrington. “We look forward to becoming a connection point for friends, neighbors and family. Philip’s leadership in the community will help us establish a strong relationship with our new neighbors in Berry Farms.”

Feemster joins Franklin Synergy from Fifth Third Bank in Franklin, where he served as Vice President, Emerging Middle Market Group. His Commercial lending background includes stints at First Citizens Bank in Franklin and SunTrust Bank, in Nashville.

Feemster earned a B.A. degree in Economics from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is active in the community through the Boys and Girls Club, where he serves as Treasurer on the Williamson County Board of Directors. Feemster is a member of the Americana Music Association and the Association of Independent Music Publishers, Nashville Chapter.

Berry Farms is a 602 acre planned community in Franklin. Under development by Boyle Investment Company, Phase I at Berry Farms includes Town Center, a mixed-use office, retail, and residential area. Franklin Synergy Bank will be the first company to open an office in Berry Farms.

About Franklin Synergy Bank

Founded in November 2007, Franklin Synergy Bank currently has five offices in Williamson County and provides deposit and loan products, treasury management and financial planning services for consumers and businesses. Franklin Synergy earned its first profit in 2009, after just five quarters of operation. The bank's assets surpassed $500 million in February 2012.

Additional information about Franklin Synergy is available at the bank’s website: www.franklinsynergybank.com.